Colmar was originally a former Russian cargo freighter named Volgoles that was confiscated by the Germans in 22.June 1941 in the German city of Stettin. The captain and his crew of 34 men was taken prisoners, and the ship was renamed to Colmar. She was sunk by the Russian torpedo boat TK-204 at the northern approach to Varanger fjord near Vardø 19.August 1944. The wreck was surveyed and filmed by the Norwegian SFT in 1996 on a depth of 170 to 182 meter.

Former names:
347,6 x 51,6 x 24,9 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
3946 grt
Leningrad ( RU ) 1932 Hamburg ( D )

N 70 16.86 E 31 08.52
( Source: SFT )

Pictures: SFT report from 1996
Originally from

Picture: Lloyds registry of ships